A late 18th/early 19th century Irish provincial Cork silver sugar bowl by John Toleken, circa 1800, of oval form with two reeded handles and bright cut engraved decoration, the base stamped 'Toleken' and 'Sterling', 11.5cm high, together with a provincial silver cream jug, stamped 'J.SD' 'Sterling', with engraved monogram, 14cm high, total weight approx 11.9oz (2) (some damage)
Sold for £800
Sugar bowl- marks clear, two small splits to the body at the centre of the embossing, other than this a few small dings and general wear in keeping with age, refer to images
Cream jug- marks clear, small split to the body next to the handle, some compression to the handle, small dings and dents, general wear, refer to images
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